iPhone in the black: Apple has reduced market share, but increased revenue from smartphones
Although the iPhone is becoming more expensive and consumers are forced to switch to other smartphone models, Apple increased revenue in the Russian smartphone market in 2018. MacBook and iPad…

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Social networking in English language learning. Didactic properties of social networks.
At the moment in the Russian education there is a stage of intensive Informatization of training. Such concept as "lifelong learning" is tightly fixed, which means that learning should not…

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As the founder of "1C" built a business with revenue of $1 billion (part 2)
Rebirth of dealers In 1994, small and medium-sized companies could already afford more expensive products, and their owners understood the need for modern accounting. Noticing changes in demand, "1C" released…

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INFLUENCE OF GADGETS ON HUMAN LIFE

In the XXI century it is impossible to imagine modern society without gadgets, smartphones, tablets or smart watches. Undoubtedly, these devices make our lives easier and bring diversity to our lives, but we still do not have a clear, reliable idea of the interaction of these devices for human life. If you search the Internet “What is a gadget?” then we will have the information “Gadget is a small device designed to facilitate and improve human life.”

According to statistics from the world health organization, more than 59% of the world’s population use smartphones, and the average user of the gadget checks his smartphone at least 150 times a day. In other words, the gadget has become an external human body. Continue reading

“Code is the law”: how to avoid substitution of the principle of decentralization (part 1)

The history of the Ethereum platform — will the blockchain really open an era of managed self-regulation?
The end of winter was marked by the merger of several dozen companies, including giants of the financial and IT industry, in the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). The Alliance will strengthen the security of the Ethereum distributed registry, develop standards and technologies for its wide application in business. Like Bitcoin and most other registries, Ethereum is based on blockchain technology, provides circulation of “digital assets” and is suitable for the financial industry (more about it — in an interview with the Creator of Ethereum for for Forbes). EEA is not the first Alliance to implement registries. Continue reading

How Alexander Sysoev tamed Goliath (part 1)

This month Vladislav Moiseev’s book “Business from nothing, or How to build an Internet company and not go crazy”is published. Forbes publishes a fragment from the book dedicated to Alexander Sysoev, the founder of 2gis offline map service
Vladislav Moiseev’s book “Business from nothing, or How to build an Internet company and not go crazy” is a joint project of the Laboratory “Once”, publishing house “Alpina publisher” and the Fund for the development of Internet initiatives. The book is devoted to the history of seven major Russian IT-entrepreneurs, their mistakes and failures, successes and breakthroughs. The hero of this Chapter — Alexander Sysoev, occupying the 34th place in the ranking of Russian Internet millionaires according to Forbes with a total asset value of $142 million. Continue reading

Moscow city hall has launched an SMS service to spy on debtors
The Department of information technology of Moscow has launched an SMS-service to track possible arrears in fines, fees and other payments, the press service of the Department reports. Now, to…

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How Alexander Sysoev tamed Goliath (part 2)
The creation of the team Real business requires a stop-loss involvement. Only if you immerse yourself in your business with all your strength and all your time — the project…

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Why you need a certified it specialist
A few years ago, the term "certified specialist" was puzzling. Now the situation has changed. To be competitive in the it market, you need extensive knowledge, experience, and certification –…

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"Code is the law": how to avoid substitution of the principle of decentralization (part 2)
"Decentralization" and "autonomy" mean joint management of society and its organization. And registries can provide excellent technical support, including in the construction of many new scenarios of interaction between participants…

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